Dec 02, 2019 12:36 PM IST
The sore-spot for the Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena alliance is not in the new-found Sena-Congress ties, but the equations in the NCP and the Pawar family.
- Nov 28, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The BJP is now seen as an opportunist party, which has compromised on its anti-corruption plank. The Shiv Sena has emerged as the David to the BJP's Goliath. Sharad Pawar and his NCP are back in power, and for the Congress, this has been an unexpected bonus.
- Nov 26, 2019 02:48 PM IST
It would be prudent to assume that the November 27 floor test in the Maharashtra assembly is just one among the many parts of the ongoing political theatre in the state. Whatever be the result, the show is far from over.
- Nov 26, 2019 09:30 AM IST
The BJP is in power in 13 of India’s states and leads coalition governments in at least six other states, but this record is chequered by the methods it used to grab or retain power.
- Nov 25, 2019 03:07 PM IST
If the Cong-NCP-Shiv Sena can ensure the defeat of Devendra Fadnavis in the floor test, it could well be the first of the severe jolts the BJP is likely to receive in the next few days and weeks. Apart from Maharashtra, crucial by-elections are slated in Karnataka on December 5, followed by polls in Jharkhand.